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Football Manager meets Moneyball – a new challenge

What is the Football Manager/Moneyball challenge? Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski formulated (and, crucially, sustained and argued with examples and data) the basis for a set of rules in… 248 more words


"Moneyball" FC

Leicester City may well just be the Oakland Athletics of the English Premier League. For those of you whom are unaware of “Moneyball” it was a system whereby, Oakland A’s manager Billy Beane and the teams directors, took a far more in-depth and analytical approach to the way a player played the game, rather than basing it purely off of the stats that we all get to see. 754 more words

Favorite Eleven Films of 2011

Favorite Eleven Films of 2011

  • Moneyball
  • The Artist
  • The Descendants
  • Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
  • The Ides of March
  • Take Shelter
  • Hugo
  • Drive
  • Midnight in Paris…
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Favorite Lists

2 Lessons in life from Moneyball.

Following recommendations from several sources I read Moneyball recently. It’s a cracking account of how an underdog baseball team implemented a system to enable it to compete with far richer and more popular rivals on a shoestring budget. 506 more words


Moneyball (2011) Review

“We’re all told at some point in time that we can no longer play the children’s game, we just don’t… don’t know when that’s gonna be. 432 more words



The Cleveland Browns seem to at least have a strategy for the upcoming NFL draft.  That’s a change from past years when the Browns clearly didn’t know what the hell they were doing and appeared to be just winging it on draft day. 517 more words


Book Review- Moneyball

After watching the movie “Moneyball” a couple weeks ago, I decided to read the book. It gets deeper into the Oakland A`s philosophy of how they scouted players and looked at the game differently than the other major league baseball teams.   1,372 more words